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CHAPMAN: Quitting unassisted: the 50-year research neglect of a major public health phenomenon (PDF)

The key may therefore be to focus on motivating more smokers to try to quit and to try to quit more frequently, regardless of whether these quit attempts are assisted or unassisted....Smoking cessation, in looking to its future, should not forget the ever
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Sep 17, 2014 16:40

FELDMAN: Creative ideas to reduce menace of tobacco

Tragically, 20 million Americans have died from tobacco use over the last 50 years; 43 million Americans continue to smoke...Here are some of the endgame strategies suggested by the surgeon general and others in the medical and public health communities:
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Sep 16, 2014 03:30


With Legacy’s truth at the helm, this can be the generation that ends smoking. We applaud Legacy CEO and President Robin Koval and her staff for mounting this campaign.”
Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth
added Aug 25, 2014 17:48

National Prevention Strategy

The National Prevention Strategy, released June 16, 2011, aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. ... The seven Priorities are: Tobacco Free Living
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:50

National Prevention Strategy

Aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. This Strategy envisions a prevention-oriented society where all sectors recognize the value of health for individuals, families, and society and work
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:49

Reinvigorated truth® Campaign Will Empower Youth to Finish the Fight against Tobacco

it is uniquely important for America's kids and health that Legacy has announced it is launching a new generation of truth® aimed at ending the tobacco epidemic for good. This is exactly the kind of strong, science-based response called for by the 2014 Su
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 12, 2014 14:24

Jesse L. Steinfeld, Surgeon General and Tobacco Foe, Dies at 87

Industry critics accused him of lying. “The results of public misinformation are evident,” David S. Peoples, the president of the tobacco giant R. J. Reynolds, wrote in a letter to Elliot Richardson, the secretary of health, education and welfare in 197
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2014 05:22

Surgeon general who fought tobacco dies at 87

Dr. Jesse Steinfeld, who became the first surgeon general ever forced out of office by the president after he campaigned hard against the dangers of smoking during the Richard Nixon era, died...Steinfeld's label boldly warned: "The surgeon general has det
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 6, 2014 09:38

[California] Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general

Seven years later, Dr. Jesse L. Steinfeld issued a second report focused on the dangers of secondhand smoke. He proposed what he called the Non-Smoker's Bill of Rights, which said that the country must free non-smokers from the hazards and annoyance of o
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 5, 2014 19:11

Doctor Who Contributed To Early Research on Smoking Has Died

Emmanuel Farber, the Canadian-American doctor whose medical research contributed to groundbreaking discoveries in the study of cancer-causing chemicals, died on Sunday. He was 95. “He represents a guiding example of a life devoted to serving his fellow m
TIME Magazine
added Aug 5, 2014 06:55
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